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Oral contraceptives (OC) and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)


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Posted 21 April 2010 - 06:08 AM

Oral contraceptives (OC) and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Up to now, the etiologic role of OCs in SLE was a matter of debate, since studies had suggested conflicting results. However, in recent years, data incriminating OCs as a potential trigger of SLE are now accumulating. (FutureMedicine) E. Vinet. International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. April 2010. (Also see: Causes of Lupus)

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